Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: Problem with User Account


09 Mar 2010   #1

Windows 7 Professional
 
 
Problem with User Account

I recently purchased a Dell Vostro 220s with Windows 7 Pro installed. I migrated all my settings and data from my existing PC running XP Pro via my LAN. Whilst doing this I was instructed to set up an additional Administrator account which I named 'Administrator1' - it wouldn't allow 'Administrator' which I have now found out is because there is a 'hidden' account with that name.

When I tried to install Quickbooks I entered the activation key having logged in via my own account (set up as an Administrator) but received an error. This problem was solved by logging in using the Administrator1 account and then no problem occured. I have now discovered that MobileMe will not synchronise using my user account but does using Admin1. In addition Acrobat crashes on opening via my user account but not using Admin1.

It would appear that there is some fault with my user account but I don't know where to start. Are there settings which I can alter to correct the fault? Alternatively can I migrate my own data etc onto the Admin1 account and then just use that? Should I copy all my data, delete my own account and then set up a new account?

Many thanks in anticipation.

Jason

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

09 Mar 2010   #2
Microsoft MVP

W 7 64-bit Ultimate
 
 

Hello JasonL, welcome to Seven Forums!


First off I would not use ant acct with Admin in the name at all, too many possible conflicts.

To get aquainted, have a look at the tutorial at the link below and the "related tutorials" listed at the end of the tutorial.

http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials...nts.html?ltr=U
My System SpecsSystem Spec
09 Mar 2010   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium SP1, clean install, upgrade disc
 
 

Welcome Jason,

Using you as his eyes, BareFootKid has given a very astute answer. However, it is possible that the problem is not with the account, but rather with permissions. May I suggest, follow the advice given by BFK, if you are not sucessful, you may want to try this.

It think that one of these remedies will work.

How to Take Ownership and Grant Permissions in Windows Vista My Digital Life
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


Reply

 Problem with User Account




Thread Tools



Similar help and support threads for2: Problem with User Account
Thread Forum
User account problem with cmd box General Discussion
1 user account urns down the volume and my user account gets affected BSOD Help and Support
User Account Problem Network & Sharing
problem with User account General Discussion
User account problem General Discussion
Solved Creating a New User Account Similar to an Existing User Account Performance & Maintenance
new user account problem General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:59 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33